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Study of methods and causes of Suicides resulting in death referred to Legal Medicine Organization of IRAN in first six month of 2004
Jalal Shirzad MD *1, Jaber Gharedaghi MD
1- , jalal_shirzad @ yahoo.com
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  Background & Aim: Nowadays we hear the word suicide more than past. However, those who commit it are those who dare to interface with it. Committing suicide has been done from the writhen history and the view to it was variable depend on the time, culture and motivators. Increasing of the rate suicide made us to explain the suicide and its etiologies briefly.

  Materials & Methods : In this study among 274 cases in the first 6 months of 2004 which were suspicious to committed suicide, that were separated from the autopsies, we called to 260 cases relatives (parents) who had done suicide. After documenting the suicide as the reason for death, related questionnaires were completed. Finally, the data of this study were statistically analyzed with SPSS and Excel soft ware.

  Findings : Among 260 suicide death, 180 cases were male and 80 cases were female, and the most common age to attempt suicide was in 3rd decade of life and the most common etiology which their relatives explained was mood disorders (specially depression), another etiologies were: family problems, low economic state, and the most common way totally was hanging.

  Conclusion : According to findings if this investigation and another social investigation in our country, it is obvious that there are many factories like age, gender, material state, income, education etc, which affect suicide. In order to reduce suicide, education and social training are of importance and families and trainers should observe children's and adolescent's behavior in a kindly and meticulously manner. Consult center should be developed and finally community should lead to social needs of individuals.

Keywords: Suicides, Hanging, Death, Etiology
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Forensic Medicine
Received: 2008/06/29 | Accepted: 2018/03/29 | Published: 2018/03/29
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Shirzad J, Gharedaghi J. Study of methods and causes of Suicides resulting in death referred to Legal Medicine Organization of IRAN in first six month of 2004. Sci J Forensic Med. 2007; 13 (3) :163-170
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